Brisbane, Australia 13 - 15 April 2012

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to Dreamers for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film A Quest of Utmost Importance will go on to represent Brisbane against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

A Quest of Utmost Importance by Dreamers

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

Periods by Plimpton Productions

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

Moving On by Up & Atom Productions

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

Sly 88 by Bearhouse Films

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

Freaked by Grizzly bears in suits

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

Twofold by Sparkle Motion

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

by Pictures of Cats

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

Totem by Laplot

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

Abreaction by Team Awesome

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

The Stuffed Fox by Black Noir

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

Jumpin' the Gun by Creative Clones

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

Summer by Shadow Fish Pictures

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2012

The Lunch Date by A Splinter In Your Mind

1st Place: Best Film of 2012

The Fox and the Flightless Bird by Rabriate

2nd Place: Best Film of 2012

Peekaboo by Fade In Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2012

Then I Left by Two Dollar Films

Required Elements

  • Character: The Fox or The Vixen , Professional Pick-Pocket
  • Prop: a corkscrew
  • Line: "My doctor says I'm not supposed to do that."

Audience Favorite: Group A

A Quest of Utmost Importance by Dreamers

Audience Favorite: Group B

Periods by Plimpton Productions

Best Writing

Peter Johnson and Camden Casey Peekaboo by Fade In Productions

Best Editing

Digby Hogan and Jason JJ Jamieson Then I Left by Two Dollar Films

Best Directing

Jack Webb Then I Left by Two Dollar Films

Best Cinematography

Scott Kimber Then I Left by Two Dollar Films

Best Sound Design

Toby Meadows The Fox and the Flightless Bird by Rabriate

Best Musical Score

Ernest Su and Oscar Jemmot Twofold by Sparkle Motion

Best Actor

Curtis Clarke Abreaction by Team Awesome

Best Actress

Jo Thomas Moving On by Up & Atom Productions

Best Make Up

Hamish Krammer and Grace Pavey Then I Left by Two Dollar Films

Best Production Design

Periods by Plimpton Productions

2012 Film List

  • A Quest of Utmost Importance by Dreamers

    Larry is persuaded into becoming the chosen one of an ancient prophecy.

  • Abreaction by Team Awesome

    When the past is too painful remember...

  • Freaked by Grizzly bears in suits

    Get Screwed

  • Jumpin' the Gun by Creative Clones

    When backup doesn't arrive

  • Moving On by Up & Atom Productions
  • Peekaboo by Fade In Productions
  • Periods by Plimpton Productions
  • Sly 88 by Bearhouse Films

    Moving to a new house a man learns that a small object can bring back lost memories

  • Summer by Shadow Fish Pictures

    When Fox's relationship with his girlfriend Summer is deteriorating, he must pull out all stops

  • The Fox and the Flightless Bird by Rabriate
  • The Lunch Date by A Splinter In Your Mind

    Just tell him

  • The Stuffed Fox by Black Noir

    Fox and Vix take a holiday to save the relationship before Fox's kleptomania destroys all.

  • Then I Left by Two Dollar Films
  • Totem by Laplot

    An alcoholic seeks help at a weekend retreat, where on her arrival valuable items go missing.

  • Twofold by Sparkle Motion

    The vixen is beaten in her own game.

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